On 19 December 1902, the Premier of Queensland, Robert Philp, wrote to Prime Minister Edmund Barton, with a complaint. The Queensland Government Meteorologist, Clement Wragge, had cause to send his anemometer to London for repairs, and it had just returned to him on the S.S. Wyandra as good as new. However, the anemometer wasn’t really new, and this was Philp’s problem.
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After eight years working his camels along the dusty tracks of Coolgardie, Naik Mahomet knew it was time to go home to Karachi and see his family.